DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

U.S. wasted billions rebuilding Iraq
Hayes Brown at Think Progress breaks down a report released by the Special Inspector-General for Iraq Reconstruction.

The administration's thin complaints about the sequester
The Daily Beast's Megan McArdle says that the Obama administration is exaggerating the consequences of the sequester.

The sins of Secretary Clinton are falling on John Kerry
Richard Grenell of Fox News claims the press corps was too soft on Hillary Clinton when she was Secretary of State.

Boehner says 'it's just sick' that the White House cancelled tours instead of laying off workers
Jed Lewison writes in the Daily Kos that Speaker of the House John Boehner is upset about the White House canceling tours because Members of Congress will receive backlash from constituents.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Lee joins Paul in talking filibuster against CIA nominee Brennan
The Hill's Ramsey Cox reports on the latest roadblock to John Brennan's Senate confirmation.

Graham on dining with Obama: 'How do you say no to the president'
The Hill's Daniel Strauss reports on the President's latest outreach to Senate Republicans.